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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 41–50 out of 474 events
from August 1, 2014 to December 20, 2014
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Aug 6

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Dunes 'Walk and Talk'

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This Dunes 'walk and talk' is part of a new summer program, a thematic series of nature walks, talks, and art workshops, designed to encompass the various natural elements of the park.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 6

Delving into Highbridge Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein as he leads his geology, history and natural history walk through Highbridge Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Aug 6

Delving into Highbridge Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at 155th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Stroll through the park with Sid and discover its historical features, still visible today, as well as its outstanding rock exposures and trees.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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Aug 6

Sunset Garden Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a mini tour of one of Wave Hill’s magnificent gardens.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Aug 6

Bronx through the Eyes of a Garden

at Bathgate Community Garden, Bronx

9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Experience the gardens as Art Jones combines projected images and sounds to tell stories from each neighborhood
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

HSBC Children's Garden Summer Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for ages 5 – 12.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Aug 7

CANCELLED: Restore and Maintain the Wetlands of Randall's Island Park

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with us to restore and maintain the wetlands in Randall's Island Park. Projects include trail maintenance, weeding, planting, litter and debris removal, and…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Aug 7

Shutter Shop on Shore Road Volunteer Restoration Workshop

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The ca. 1840 Greek Revival Bartow mansion features interior window shutters—sadly in need of repair—that help protect from summer's sun and winter's chill.
Category: Education, Volunteer

Aug 7

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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